Author Archives: Tracy Kolenchuk

About Tracy Kolenchuk

Founder of Healthicine.org. Author of two books about healthicine; Healthicine: The Arts and Sciences of Health and Healthiness Healthicine: Introduction to Healthicine

Which Medicine “does not cure” Better?

Which medicine, “does not cure better“, – a conventional medicine, prescribed by your doctor and purchased at a pharmacy, or – an alternative medicine, purchased at a pharmacy or health food store, or – a homeopathic medicine, purchased at an alternative … Continue reading

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What is the cause of your disease?

Why don’t you know the cause of your disease? Do you have a disease? If you are of an adult, you probably have a disease. According to the Centers For Disease Control, “As of 2012, about half of all adults—117 … Continue reading

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Ignorance Causes Placebo Effect

What is the true cause of a placebo effects? Webster’s dictionary provides a not-cause, but no cause: “improvement in the condition of a patient that occurs in response to treatment but cannot be considered due to the specific treatment used“. … Continue reading

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US/FDA Extends Approval Nonsense to Homeopathic Medicines

On November 15th, the US/FDA announced a new policy for homeopathic drugs. You can read the press release here if you like.  They US/FDA has announced that  for homeopathic medicines,”Efficacy and Safety Claims Are Held to Same Standard as Other … Continue reading

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What is the difference between Health and Illness?

Our medical systems do not study health and hardly study illness, preferring the concept of ‘disease’, which is controlled by the medical profession.  As a result, there are no useful definitions of health or illness to be found in medical … Continue reading

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